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Old 06-25-2008, 10:07 AM   #1
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wine causes system to hang in fedora 9


Hi,

I have installed wine and cabextract using yum on fedora 9. but whenever i try to run a windows application like winrar or any application, it causes the system to hang. i have to turn off the system and start it again.

i have already applied the solution for "Preloader Page Zero Problem".

is there any work around or should i just wait for a wine update because wine ran perfectly in my previous installation of fedora 7.

Thanks.

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Old 06-25-2008, 06:59 PM   #2
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G'day, Wine was causing Fedora 9 hangs before some recent update. Have you updated your system recently? Also, I note that Wine in the Fedora release repository is 1.0 RC3, are you running that or have you built from 1.0 (release) source? I have no such problems with a fully patched Fedora 9, latest release NVIDIA proprietary driver, and Wine 1.0 built from source.
 
Old 06-26-2008, 03:29 AM   #3
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hi

thanks for the reply.

i use 1.0RC3 wine version but i haven't done a system update yet. i will do it today and see if the problem still persists.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 02:47 AM   #4
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hi,

i did a complete system update and the problem seems to be fixed.

thanks a lot.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 03:20 AM   #5
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You do know that there are native rar applications?
 
Old 07-19-2008, 04:13 AM   #6
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Have you tried putting wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab into /usr/share/wine/gecko/ - I found this stopped a hanging problem when I tried installing Office 97.

Get wine_gecko-0.1.0.cab from http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...kage_id=195269
 
  


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